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'This Is A Game'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) took a shot at House Republicans on Tuesday evening, criticizing them for playing games and blaming them for t...

Trouble On The Horizon For House Democrats?

Politico | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Democrats are promising an all-out blitz to win the House in 2014. There’s just one lingering question: Which Republicans can really be unseated?...

House Dems Record 'We're So In Love With' Obama Al Green Parody

Nick Wing | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

House Democrats recently sought to build off President Barack Obama's now-famous singing of a line from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" by recording ...

Elise Foley

Pelosi: New Plan Needed On Debt | Elise Foley | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) vowed on Thursday not to help Republicans pass their debt limit plant, arguing the leade...

Ryan Grim

House Dems Turning To iPads For Vote Counts | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Rep. Oscar W. Underwood became the first House Democratic Whip in 1899, serving in the 56th Congress. Underwood's job was a simp...

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White House, Dems Tell GOP Not To Play Politics With Debt Ceiling | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House and Congressional Democrats are urging House Republicans to support a "clean" bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling ra...

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Pelosi: Ryan Budget Plan Must Be 'Snuffed Out' | Elise Foley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) laid out the Democrats' plan of attack on the Republican budget proposal, telling progress...

Elise Foley

Democrats Aim For Repeal Of Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats launched a repeal effort against the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, introducing companion bills in both chambers of Con...

Nancy Pelosi Should Remain As Leader of the House Democratic Caucus

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Burns Strider

Keeping Ms. Pelosi as House Democratic Caucus Leader is the smartest move members of that caucus could make. Her tenacity speaks for itself. It's a needed commodity to lead in Washington.

Ryan Grim

House Dems Debate Cadillac Tax On Insurance Plans | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats met Thursday to devise a negotiating strategy as the two chambers begin to hash out differences between their respective health care b...

Dems Consider Skipping Committee, Bringing Health Care To Floor

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats, still searching for a way to pass their healthcare bill before August, are considering bypassing the Energy and Commerce committee al...

GOP Rep. Says He Would Support An Investigation Of Secret CIA Program

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I'm a bit surprised this isn't getting more attention: Last night, A Republican member of Congress -- Rep Mac Thornberry -- said he would support an i...

The Flip Side Of Dem Victories: A Widening Ideological Divide

The New York Times | Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While much of the Congressional political focus has been on the declining fortunes and numbers of House Republicans, House Democrats have their own pr...

House Dems Release E-Harmony Spoof To Push College Bill

The Gavel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, Speaker Pelosi sent the College Cost Reduction and Access Act to the President for his signature. The legislation will help millions of stu...